Meet the Author!

Coralville Public Library, September 22, 2014

Dori Hillestad Butler

Dori Hillestad Butler is a chapter book series and mystery author who is eager to share her love of story with readers of all ages. She’s written magazine stories, educational materials, plays, book reviews, characters for a board game, and by the end of 2015 she will have published 42 books for kids, including 10 that were “ghostwritten.” She’s been nominated for children’s choice awards in 19 different states, and her Trading Places with Tank Talbott won Maryland’s Black-Eyed Susan Award in 2008. Her Buddy Files: Case of the Lost Boy won the 2011 Edgar Award for the best juvenile mystery published in 2010. Dori has two grown sons. She lives in Kirkland, WA with her husband and a big black dog named Mouse. She enjoys reading, playing the mandolin, teaching her dog new tricks, zumba, hiking, biking, and a good game of Scrabble!

Book Release Party: Free to public! Come meet Dori Hillestad Butler!

Monday, Sep. 22nd, 4:30-6:30pm

1401 5th St

Coralville, IA

Please join us for an Open House celebrating Dori Hillestad Butler's new mystery series for children, The Haunted Library. People are invited to drop in anytime between 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 22. Dori will speak at 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Activities and crafts will be available to children before and after Dori's readings, and her books will be available for purchase and signing.